Creditcard.com recently conducted a survey to find out how much people are tipping and who the best tippers are.
They define a good tipper as a person who tips the median gratuity of 20% or more.
Median means half tip less and half tip more.
The group that is the best tippers? Republican men in the Northeast. Also some baby boomers tip 20% or more.
You’re more likely to tip if you use a credit or debit card. This doesn’t surprise financial adviser Rick Reagan, who says it’s easier to fill out something on a credit card slip versus forking over cash.
Women in general tend to tip at a median rate of 16%.
Southerners tip the least at 15%.
The average gratuity has moved up from 15% to 18% in restaurants nationally.